Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in October 2008 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
She used to train in Para powerlifting, but decided that sport was not for her. Her coach then suggested she should try Para athletics instead.
Club / Team
Dnipro Region: Ukraine
Name of coach
Viktor Lys [personal], UKR
Lana (gorod.dp.ua, 20 Nov 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the shot put at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2016)
She had an tumour on her spinal cord which made walking increasingly difficult. Doctors in Ukraine did not diagnose it, so in 2007 she travelled to Israel where the tumour was found. She had surgery there, and began using a wheelchair during her rehabilitation. (gorod.dp.ua, 20 Nov 2013)
|Women's Discus Throw F51-53||Final 1||2013-07-21||7|
|Women's Javelin F52/53||Final 1||2013-07-23||7|
|Women's Shot Put F52/53||Final 1||2013-07-27||2|
|Women's Javelin F54||Final 1||2015-10-23||10|
|Women's Shot Put F53||Final 1||2015-10-27||9999|
|Women's Shot Put F53||Final Round||2016-09-12||6|
|Women's Shot Put F53||Final 1||2017-07-22||3|